Torn Ear by Geoffrey Malone
  

Synopsis

Torn Ear by Geoffrey Malone

The wind carried the scent of blood far into the night, while the vixen still pawed at the broken little bodies on the pile of earth. But Torn Ear survives the game-keeper's attack. Slowly his mother introduces him to the fox's world - the skills of hunting and how to avoid danger. Then he is on his own. Until he meets Velvet, and they have cubs of their own. But again man intervenes, and his favourite cub is threatened. Torn Ear must rescue her, but will he escape the clutches of the game-keeper this time?

Reviews

ELEPHANT BEN: 'An exciting and immensely enjoyable adventure story ... A great read for any young wildlife enthusiast.

'Elephant Ben'

'... definitely the most brilliant book I ever read. It's a definite 10/10!'

, reading for pleasure The School Librarian KIMBA: 'Geoffrey Malone continues to be one of the great specialists of the animal novel.

About the Author

Geoffrey Malone spent most of his childhood in Africa, where he managed to avoid any formal education until the age of eleven. After school in England, he joined the army for sixteen years, then worked and travelled in North America. He became a broadcaster and wrote his first book about his nearest neighbours, a family of beavers: 'Brunner'. He lives happily in London with his wife and their cocker spaniel, Harriett, and advises charities dedicated to the preservation of endangered species. He has won the Children's Book of the Year prize in the French 'Tam-Tam, j'aime lire' competition, and the 'Prix Enfant-Grandparent Europeen', both for 'Torn Ear'. He was also recently shortlisted for the Stockton Award for 'Elephant Ben'.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
160 pages

Author

Geoffrey Malone
More books by Geoffrey Malone

Author's Website

www.geoffreymalone.com

Publisher

Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

15th August 2002

ISBN

9780340860571


I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools